Weather Alert

Sault Ste Marie – Freezing Rain Warning

SAULT STE MARIE – WEATHER – Northeastern Ontario is expecting freezing rain today and into the evening hours. Environment Canada has issued a Freezing Rain Warning for the area. Highway travel is likely to be impacted. Freezing rain warning...

Posted 24 February 2017 by
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Sea Lamprey

Using Science to Fight Sea Lamprey

Montreal – Environment – Of all the fishy predators in the Great Lakes, few are more destructive than the sea lamprey. There’s something of a horror movie in their approach: jawless, they attach to prey such as salmon, whitefish...

Posted 22 February 2017 by
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Roads Update

School Buses Cancelled – February 21 2017

THUNDER BAY – WEATHER – The Lakehead Board of Education reports due to extremely poor road and weather conditions ALL RURAL TRANSPORTATION has been CANCELLED for today. Rural Transportation Cancelled for the Following Routes Please Note: Routes that are cancelled in the morning...

Posted 21 February 2017 by
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In December 2015, ski resorts in Davos in Switzerland had to rely on artificial snow to cover their slopes. CREDIT: Archiv SLF

Driest Winter on Record in Alps

BERN – CLIMATE – After long-awaited snowfall in January, parts of the Alps are now covered with fresh powder and happy skiers. But the Swiss side of the iconic mountain range had the driest December since record-keeping began over...

Posted 17 February 2017 by
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Climate Research FROM Harvard University into Sea levels

LEAP Plans February 9th Meeting at Lakehead U

“We could live in a country powered entirely by renewable energy, woven together by accessible public transit, in which the jobs and opportunities of this transition are designed to systematically eliminate racial and gender inequality. Caring for one another...

Posted 8 February 2017 by
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Winter is not over yet.

Thunder Bay can Expect More Snow

THUNDER BAY – Weather – Keep those snow shovels ready and those snow blowers fuelled up. More snow is on the way in Thunder Bay. Environment Canada says conditions will become cloudy this evening with periods of snow beginning...

Posted 6 February 2017 by
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